Apple Carrot Muffins

Delicious hearty muffins…perfect start to a great day!

Original recipe makes 1 dozen muffins


1 3/4 cups bran cereal
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup white sugar
1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 egg
3/4 cup buttermilk
1/4 cup canola oil
3/4 cup peeled and finely chopped apple
3/4 cup grated carrot
1/4 cup chopped walnuts

  • PREP

    15 mins

  • COOK

    20 mins


    1 hr


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line 12 muffin cups with paper liners.
  2. Mix bran cereal, flour, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt together in a bowl. Beat egg, buttermilk, and canola oil in a separate bowl. Pour liquid ingredients into bran mixture; gently stir in apple, carrot, and walnuts. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling them about 3/4 full.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean, 20 to 25 minutes. Cool in pans for 5 minutes before removing muffins to finish cooling on a wire rack.


Calories: 186 kcal
Carbohydrates: 28.8 g
Cholesterol: 18 mg
Fat: 7.1 g
Fiber: 1.7 g
Protein: 3.2 g
Sodium: 238 mg